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Earthlife Africa v. Department of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, Case No. 7653/03 (2005.01.26) (High Court of South Africa, Cape of Good Hope provincial division) (Judgment)

IN THE HIGH COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA (CAPE OF GOOD HOPE PROVINCIAL DIVISION) Case No 7653/03 In the matter between: EARTHLIFE AFRICA (CAPE TOWN) Applicant and DIRECTOR-GENERAL: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS & TOURISM First Respondent ESKOM HOLDINGS LIMITED Second Respondent JUDGMENT: DELIVERED 26 JANUARY 2005 [Note: The following Table of Contents is inserted by ELAW US. In addition, line-spacing has been modified to single-space text. As a consequence, the page numbering differs from the original by the court.

National Water Act 36 of 1998

REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

NATIONAL WATER ACT

Act No 36 of 1998

English text signed by the President)
(Assented to 20 August 1998)

ACT

To provide for fundamental reform of the law relating to water resources; to repeal certain laws; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

PREAMBLE

Recognising that water is a scarce and unevenly distributed national resource which occurs in many different forms which are all part of a unitary, interdependent cycle;

National Environmental Management Act Act 107 of 1998

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT 107 OF 1998
[ASSENTED TO 19 NOVEMBER 1998]
[DATE OF COMMENCEMENT: 29 JANUARY 1999]

(English text signed by the President)

ACT

To provide for co-operative environmental governance by establishing principles for decision-making on matters affecting the environment, institutions that will promote co-operative governance and procedures for co-ordinating environmental functions exercised by organs of state; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Preamble

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